2010 Toyota Tundra Review

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2010 Toyota Tundra

Tundra: getting dated, but

The big news for the 2010 Toyota is a new 4.6-liter V8 engine that last year’s 4.7-liter V8. Mike Levine reports the new V8 is lighter and more fuel-efficient, 310-horsepower and 327 pound-feet of torque, he calls the best power per liter of any midlevel half-ton V8.

Levine also notes the Tundra is the first Toyota exhaust gas recirculation that’s and computer-controlled, which he says for more accurate control of temperatures through more of the band for a wider, flatter curve, as verified in our dyno And despite the Tundra’s aging Edmunds.com editors say the 2010 strong performance and excellent make it a top choice for a workhorse

The Tundra gains incremental changes and some additional features; otherwise it returns unchanged. For a detailed review of vehicle, consult our page on the Toyota Tundra.

Additional for 2010 include knee for the driver and front passengers, tow mirrors and a rear back-up that displays images behind the vehicle on the inside mirror. Toyota also now stripped-down Work Truck and Platinum packages, along two new audio choices.

The new 4.6-liter V8 engine with drive delivers the Tundra’s fuel economy, 15 mpg city, 20 mpg which is one more mpg on the highway the 4-liter V6. With four-wheel the 4.6-liter engine delivers one mpg less city and highway. The numbers for the 5.7-liter V8 engine over at 14 mpg city, 18 mpg highway and 16 with rear-wheel drive, or 14 mpg four-wheel drive (13 mpg city and 17 mpg

The 5.7-liter model also E85 Flex-Fuel compatibility for 2010.

The crash-test results remain It still aces all of the Insurance for Highway Safety’s crash (rear, side and offset and the Crew Cab and Double Cab earn 5 in the federal government’s full-frontal tests and four-wheel drive earn 4 stars for rollover. But the Cab model earns only 4 out of 5 in the same tests, and rear-wheel Tundras get only three for rollover.

Editors of ConsumerGuide.com say the Tundra domestic brands for handling, materials and overall refinement, but them for power and passenger earning it our Recommended nod. The Tundra is also named the for the large pickup category in the Vehicle Dependability Study by J.D. Power and Associates.

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